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he cipher business too, but being rather raw at it, his first effort was not quite so good as some subsequent ones. He forwarded the cipher to his leading Washington correspondent.--Pretty soon the operators in his city, who knew him solely as a devoted newspaper man, were as furnished at receiving for him this dispatch from Washington: "Have sold for you fifteen thousand bushels of corn at 35. The market looks squally." His paper announced, the next morning, that the main body of Lee's army had crossed the Maryland line, and was moving into Pennsylvania; and his chief rival got very mad and complained to the War Department that he was bribing the telegraph company; but it was whispered about among his friends that so and so was neglecting his business and going into very rash speculations, and -- he changed his cipher! Miscellaneous. Governor Bramlette, of Kentucky, and ex-Senator Dixon, of the same State, are still in Washington. Their business with the Preside
Sent on. --Wilson, slave of Mrs. Centre, and Phil, slave of Mrs. Chamberlayne, were yesterday morning examined before Justices Lee and Nettles at the Henrico County Court house, on the charge of burglariously entering the store-room of Mr. James Lyons last February and stealing several thousand dollars' worth of sugar and other property. It was in evidence that the negroes were seen to come out of Mr. Lyons's front gate on the night of the robbery with bags filled with something, and deposit them in a wagon driven by a white man. The negroes were sent on to the County Court for trial.
Three hundred dollars reward. --Ran away, on the 6th March, my negro man John. He is 25 years old, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, very stout built; has a round face, high forehead, full head of hair, and of good countenance, very black, and is a blacksmith; had on when he left jeans pantaloons, blue jacket, and a pair of boots; he was raised in Powhatan county by Philip St. George Cocke. I purchased him of John R. Sedgwick in December last. I will give the above reward for him if delivered to Lee & Bowman, Richmond, Va., or to me at Wytheville, Va., He is supposed to be making his way to the county of Powhatan. John G. Crockett. ap 2--26t